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Stuart Newmark Named Senior Vice-President
of Operations, The Kessler Collection
Orlando, Florida (June 8, 2005) The Kessler Collection is proud to announce the promotion of Stuart Newmark from general manager of the award-winning AAA Four-Diamond Westin Grand Bohemian Hotel, to senior vice-president of operations.  Within this role, Newmark will oversee all daily operation functions for all of The Kessler Collection properties.

Newmark, who has been with the company for the past five years, was instrumental in receiving the Westin's "Best in Brand" recognition for The Westin Grand Bohemian Hotel for three years in a row. Prior to joining The Kessler Collection, Newmark was general manager of the 480-room Radisson Deauville Resort in Miami Beach.  He also served as regional vice president of the Boykin Management Company and regional director of operations for Holiday Inn Worldwide in the company managed hotel division.  He also served as general manager to Holiday Inn Worldwide in Boston and Philadelphia; Guest Quarters Suite Hotels in Hartford and Chicago; and the Peabody Hotel Corporation in Boston, Albany and Buffalo, NY.

Newmark attended the Stockbridge School of Agriculture at the University
of Massachusetts and graduated with honors.

"This was a well-deserved promotion for Stuart," claims Richard C. Kessler, President and CEO. "Stuart has shown the leadership that we need to take our company to its next level."

The Kessler Collection includes: the all-suite Beaver Creek Lodge in Beaver Creek, CO; the historic AAA Four-Diamond Casa Monica Hotel in St. Augustine, FL; the AAA Four-Diamond Celebration Hotel in Celebration, FL; the AAA Four-Diamond Westin Grand Bohemian Hotel in Orlando, FL; the enchanting Doubletree Castle Hotel in Orlando, FL; Sheraton Studio City in Orlando, FL; Sheraton Safari Hotel - an affiliated property, in Lake Buena Vista, FL; the chic and luxurious Mansion on Forsyth Park; Savannah, GA; historic Kehoe House in Savannah, GA; Columbia Place luxury condominiums, Savannah, GA scheduled to open 2006;  Grand Bohemian Hotel, St. Petersburg, FL and Kessler Canyon in Debeque, CO scheduled to open 2007. 


Mary C. Kenny
Corporate Director of Marketing and Public Relations
The Kessler Collection
407.996.9942 Direct
321.230.1707 Mobile

Also See: Westin Grand Bohemian Recognized as the Number One of 123 Westin Hotels for Overall Guest Satisfaction / January 2004
Developer Richard C. Kessler Planning New Grand Bohemian Hotel and Residences in St. Petersburg, Florida / May 2005

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